Yanks' issues go beyond Posada, Jeter

It's not just the players who are performing badly. It's the organization, too.

Updated: May 20, 2011, 9:50 PM ET
By Stephen A. Smith | ESPNNewYork.com

Of all the things in sports that qualify as absolute tragedy, few are worse than a team once lavished in splendor now dulling its name with pettiness and stupidity, sullying its reputation before our eyes.

Especially when that team is the New York Yankees.

The Yankees can make all the noise they want about Jorge Posada's unsportsmanlike conduct Saturday, accentuated by a profanity-laced tirade and a desire for a day off after he was told he was being dropped to ninth in the lineup ...

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